Terry Palmer is a commercial pilot with over 30 years of experience in aviation safety and training and is the recipient of numerous international awards including HAI’s Agusta Westland Safety Award and the Airbus Jim Charlson Safety Award. Palmer is Board member and aviation advisor for the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Services (CAMTS). In the last twenty years, Palmer worked closely with the associations and government agencies in the effort to raise the standard of training for helicopter operations. She has been instrumental in bringing flight simulation and training programs to the air medical industry.
Safety culture and good decisions
Terry Palmer asks why, despite ongoing improvements in safety in helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS), there continue to be preventable accidents